Unabsorbed Yolk?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mustangsaguaro, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm curious for those of you more experienced w/ chick hatching is this an unabsorbed yolk in this chick? Or is it a combination of unabsorbed yolk and insides hanging out too? This chick died about 15-30 minutes ago. I'm thinking it hatched prematurely or my silkie whose been sitting on the eggs helped it out (it's her first time sitting on any eggs). Sorry the picture is somewhat fuzzy. I don't have the best of digital cameras for upclose pics.

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    Thanks
    Kim
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2009
  2. BeckyBird

    BeckyBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, that is unabsorbed yolk. I'm sorry it happened:( but yes, that's what it looks like. Hopefully the other chicks came out alright!
     
  3. moms_coop

    moms_coop Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you zoom in with your camera? If so hold the camera as far away as you can from the subject and then zoom in closer, that may help with the fuzzy pics. Works for me. [​IMG] Sorry about the chick.
    Sally
     

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